Danielle DelGaudio


It was history 108 years in the making. On the morning of Nov. 3, 2016 (somewhere between the hours of 12:00 and 1:00 in the morning), the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title since 1908. It was an exciting series from Game 1 to Game 7 and occurred in a way that had baseball fans all across the country in a state of disbelief. To begin, the mere presence of both these teams in the series was historical. Before this season, the Chicago Cubs had not won a World Series title in 108 years and had not even played in the World Series in 71 years. They came close last year, but were swept by the New York Mets in the NLCS. Prior to this season, the Cleveland Indians had not played in the World Series since 1997 and had last won a title in 1948. It was…